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New Philly Plan Aims to Boost City’s Tree Coverage

Late winter in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.
Kimberly Paynter
Late winter in Philadelphia's Fairmount Park.

Philadelphia has released a plan to increase the city’s tree coverage over the next ten years. Sophia Schmidt of WHYY’s PlanPhilly reports.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 3/3/23)

Sophia Schmidt is a Delaware native, and covers the environment for WHYY’s PlanPhilly. Before coming to Philadelphia in 2021, Sophia reported on her home state of Delaware for Delaware Public Media and produced interviews for NPR’s “Weekend Edition.” Sophia was a 2021 Metcalf Fellow.